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Watership Brown - Red Hare Brewing Company

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109 Ratings
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Ratings: 109
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 16.57%
Wants: 0
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Red Hare Brewing Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Georgiabeer on 11-25-2011)
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3.81/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz can poured into a pint glass
A: Hazy brown with a lingering one-finger head
S: Bread, toasted wheat and caramel
T: Matches the nose. Very malty and a fair amount of sweetness from the malt/caramel notes
M: Medium-bodied, fairly sweet
O: The nose is the best part. This would be pretty good except for my palate the sweetness is out of balance

ONUMello, Oct 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Pours a reddish brown color. hints of caramel

JamesBondGA, Oct 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.56/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz can into a clear glass mug. Canned on 04/25/14 on bottom of can. Received from good friend Erinn on a recent trip through Charlottesville -- thanks bud.

A: Oddly not really brown but more os a darker amber with nice 1-finger off-white head with average retention and an abbreviated collar of lacing around the top of the pour.

S: Despite its amber appearance, the roastiness and chocolate notes of a brown ale are in there coupled with a pretty stout hops presence, mainly earthy, herbal, and light orange citrus notes. The malt backbone is bready with a chocolate rye toast crust aroma. No real yeast aromas.

T: I like the flavor of this beer although the alcohol is a bit too obvious. The malt is the main performer, bringing more of that dark toast/bread crust flavor which is moved by the chocolate and light roasted notes. THe hops then create an interesting herbal and orange/grapefruit citrus counterbalance in the finish. Mild-to-moderate bitterness and a hint of alcohol burn on the way down.

M: I like the mouthfeel of this beer -- it is creamy and layering without seeming heavy or cloying and it finishes pretty dry for the heft. The body is medium as is the carbonation.

O: Red Hare Watership Brown is a pretty good American brown ale but I think it would be even better if the alcohol were ramped down about 1.5-2% with a nice high mash temp to keep the same dextrinous feel.

argock, Jul 25, 2014
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3.81/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Visited the brewery for a Penn State-Atlanta membership event. All beers were available on tap.

Favorite style, and had this one first. Poured a brownish amber with a tan head of average retention.
Aroma: Had some bready scents and a little caramel and chocolate..
Taste: Had some roasted malts that start mildly sweet but finishes dry. I do pick up some of the higher than normal 7.25 ABV. Which for me is not a plus.
I liked this beer, crisp, creamy, sweet up front but a dry and bitter ending..

Serving type: on-tap

jadpsu, Jul 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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Watership Brown from Red Hare Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 109 ratings.